Myron M. Cherry & Associates Obtains Class Certification in Lawsuit Brought by United Airline Pilots Against Their Union

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On September 30, 2015, a Federal Judge in Chicago granted class action status in a case brought by United Airline Pilots against their union, Air Line Pilots Association, International (“ALPA”). The suit alleges that ALPA breached its duty of fair representation to certain of its members in connection with the distribution of a $225 Million… Read more »

Myron M. Cherry & Associates Files Lawsuit Against the City of Chicago for Allegedly Denying Motorists Due Process and Appropriate Notice in Issuing Speed and Red Light Camera Tickets

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On March 23, 2015, Myron M. Cherry & Associates filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago seeking recoupment of all fines and penalties paid for alleged speed and red light camera violations, as well as an injunction preventing the City from collecting on or otherwise enforcing outstanding alleged speed and red light… Read more »

Myron M. Cherry & Associates Brings Suit Against JIMMY JOHN’s® Sandwich Shop For Allegedly Failing to Pay Minimum Wage and Overtime to Its Assistant Store Managers

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Myron M. Cherry & Associates filed a lawsuit today against JIMMY JOHN’S® Sandwich Shops for allegedly failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to its Assistant Store Managers in violation of Federal and state laws.  The suit also seeks to invalidate the Company’s Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreement that it requires its employees to sign as… Read more »

Myron M. Cherry & Associates Files Lawsuit Against the City of Chicago for Running “School” Safety Cameras on Non-School Days

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Myron M. Cherry & Associates has filed suit against the City of Chicago seeking a refund of fines paid by motorists who were issued automated speed camera violations in school safety zones on non-school days, including during this past summer break.  The lawsuit also seeks to have the City void all warning and violations issued… Read more »

Federal Judge Denies Uber’s Motion to Dismiss Nationwide Class Action Brought By Myron M. Cherry & Associates on Behalf of Customers Allegedly Defrauded by Uber’s Misrepresentations Regarding “Gratuity” to Drivers

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On September 17, 2014, Judge Edward M. Chen of the Northern District of California denied the majority of Uber’s motion to dismiss claims brought against it by a putative class of customers.  The lawsuit alleges that Uber charges a 20% fee above the metered fare for each ride that it misrepresents as a “gratuity” that… Read more »

Federal Judge Certifies Class Action Brought By Myron M. Cherry & Associates Against the Sheriff of Cook County on Behalf of Inmates Who Were Allegedly Unlawfully Detained After Being Acquitted

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On September 2, 2014, a Federal Judge in Chicago granted class action status in a case brought against the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois on behalf of inmates who were allegedly unlawfully detained after being acquitted of the charges brought against them.  The plaintiff and the class are being represented by Myron Cherry and Jacie… Read more »

Court Approves $2 Million Settlement of Class Action Brought on Behalf of Former Chicago Public School Principals Who Lost Their Positions Pursuant to a Statute Found Unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court

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A Cook County Circuit Court Judge entered a final order today approving a settlement in a class action brought on behalf of former Chicago Public School principals who lost their positions pursuant to Public Act 85-1418, which purported to eliminate tenure for principals.  The Illinois Supreme Court, however, found that the Act was unconstitutional.  The… Read more »

Myron Cherry Appointed to Leadership Position in Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation

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United States District Court Judge Matthew F. Kennelly appointed Myron Cherry to a leadership position in the coordinated pretrial proceedings for all product liability lawsuits filed in federal court over the side effects of testosterone replacement (or “low T”) drugs.  The underlying lawsuits involve allegations that the drug makers failed to adequately warn about the risk… Read more »

Myron Cherry to speak at the 2014 ACS National Convention

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Myron Cherry will be speaking at the American Constitution Society’s 2014 National Convention in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Cherry, who is a member of the ACS’s Board of Advisors, will be participating on a panel entitled “Your Day in Court?: The Undermining of Access to Justice” on June 21, 2014.

Myron M. Cherry & Associates files class action lawsuit against Uber Technologies

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Myron M. Cherry & Associates recently filed a class action lawsuit against Uber Technologies, which offers a mobile phone application that allows consumers to arrange transportation services from third party taxi and other transportation providers. The lawsuit claims that Uber misrepresented to consumers that gratuity will be automatically added at a set percentage of the… Read more »